Phoenix was such a good boy today! We had lots of fun pushing his skills to the next level.
It was a PLEASURE training with your pooch today and we look forward to continuing to help you achieve your goals, skills and improve your relationship.
Your journey does not end here, it has only just begun!
"I trained hard, I played hard! Please find below the skills we worked on and my results. I look forward to showing you what I learnt and working on them more with you!" If you have any questions about the skills we trained please feel free to contact todays trainer."
|Skill||Comment||We focused on||Grade|
|Skill learnt: Muzzle Conditioning||Comment: We worked on his muzzle conditioning this session, having him put his nose in for the treat. To make it more challenging we started to increase the duration he had his nose in there before we said "yes." This meant he got a little frustrated but pushed through and figured out what the trainer wanted! We also did the muzzle up a couple times while increasing that duration! He did get cheeky a couple times, pulling his head back when we reached for the buckle - when this happened we didn't reward him and tried again!||Focus: Conditioning||B+|
|Skill learnt: Middle Position||Comment: We were able to remove the first lure today, we simply pointed at the gap between our legs, he would go through, turn around and sit for his reward! We did have to help him out a couple times because he would sit too early, facing the wrong way entirely. Keep working on this one, it can be used for so many different things - vets, safety, control!||Focus: Repetition||B+|
|Skill learnt: Place Training||Comment: We worked some more on his place training but increased the trainers energy/distraction level while he remained on place. The first few minutes of the session he struggled to hold the position but throughout the session he improved! We found he struggled most when the trainer pretended to run in the opposite direction, he wanted to follow! Keep working on this one, increase the speed of your actions to challenge him further.||Focus: Distraction||B|
We recommend your next step should be…
A: Outstanding (90 – 100%) I understand my training, Neat & Complete! Ready to move on to higher difficulty & distraction
B: Great Work (80-89%) I mostly understand, Almost neat & complete! Needs practice in some areas. Mild distractions
C: Well Done (70-79%) Some good progress. Needs work, but on my way. Still learning. Low distractions.
D: Beginning (60-69%) My journey is just beginning, I don’t understand just yet. Introduction phase. No distraction.
E: Unable to Progress. Needs major focus, seek further options to assist.
X: Not gradable, the focus was on Enrichment, Socialisation & Engagement.
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